Thu, Jun 28, 2007
Carrier Starting Service To US this Month
An unidentified customer placed an
order for 30 Being 787 Dreamliners this past April, worth an
estimated $5 billion at list prices. Those familiar with the deal
identified the customer as Qatar Airways.
But, Qatar refuses to confirm or deny it.
"I think you have to wait," Qatar Airways Chief Executive
Officer Akbar al-Baker said in New York Wednesday when asked about
He was in New York to launch the carrier's service to the United
States, between Qatar's capital Doha and Newark International
Airport, according to Reuters.
The carrier did confirm an order for 80 Airbus' A350 XWBs placed
at the Paris Air Show last week, worth about $16 billion at list
prices, making the carrier the first to receive the new and
improved A350 in 2013; it has 22 Boeing 777s on order as well.
Its current fleet consists of 58 Airbus aircraft.
The carrier has applied for a code-sharing agreement with UAL
Corp.'s United Airlines for U.S. routes and will also start flights
to Washington DC in July.
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